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Waterer For Four Hens

Waterer For Four Hens

We’d been looking for a better way to water our four chickens. A crock of water was what we started with, and even sitting up on a block, it was always full of mud and worse. Because we have just four hens, we didn’t want a gravity fed, two-piece waterer, because they have to be … Continue reading

Eggs

Eggs

We were expecting our first egg sometime in June, and we got it, just in time. The other morning we were drinking coffee and reading the paper (yes, we still get a paper delivered every morning) when we heard a huge ruckus from the chickens.  It didn’t last long so we thought nothing of it. Later … Continue reading

Grazing Chickens

This past weekend we decided it was time for our chickens to get out for a while.  However, they’re not quite ready for the full free range experience, or maybe we aren’t.  Because we don’t want them wandering on their own, what with all the local hawks, we built them a chicken tractor. Chicken tractors … Continue reading